45 Park Place

It’s been a long, strange trip for 45 Park Place to arrive in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood. Continue reading

111 Murray Street

In 2013, St. John’s University sold the building at 101 Murray Street in Tribeca to a trio of developers: Steven Witkoff, Howard Lorber, and Fisher Brothers. With a price of $223 million, plans to recreate the block as a luxury residential tower put it among the highest amount developers had ever paid for buildable land in downtown Manhattan. Continue reading

56 Leonard Street Facade

In 2007, New York-based luxury condominium and hotel developer the Alexico Group purchased the land at 56 Leonard Street in Tribeca from the New York Law School for $150 million. Continue reading

685 First Ave Interior

The buildings of Manhattan tends to invoke a particular feeling. Classic beauty and form. Iconic structure. Urban elegance. Every so often, however, a new building rises in the skyline that gives Manhattan a new dimension. Continue reading

Woolworth Building

I’m a great movie buff, and a great lover of Manhattan architecture.

In the Hollywood classic Winner Take All, James Cagney’s character sends his beloved a postcard from New York featuring The Woolworth Building. Continue reading

53 West 53 Jean Nouvel

Walking by a construction site in Midtown Manhattan the other day, I took a few snapshots: Continue reading

Brownstone NYC

How many total buildings are in Manhattan? The short (but correct) answer is – nobody knows.

What? Continue reading

Zaha Hadid 520 West 28 Street

The career of Zaha Hadid (1950 – 2016), one of the greatest, truly revolutionary architects of twentieth and twenty first centuries, span a little over thirty-five years. Continue reading

30 Park Place

Four Seasons Private Residences at 30 Park Place in New York is a stellar new mixed-use hotel and condominium building in Tribeca.

Continue reading

Hudson Yards Seen From Highline

Hudson Yards is a massive redevelopment project, happening on the 28-acre parcel of land between 30th and 34th Streets and 10tn and 12th Avenues.

Continue reading